LEVEL 1 AWARD IN ELECTRIC/HYBRID VEHICLE AWARENESS
Pro-Tech MOT & Automotive Academy Offer Electric/Hybrid Vehicle training delivered by our Technical Trainers who have extensive knowledge of the Automotive Industry. We offer all your Electric/Hybrid training needs from our fully equipped Training Centre, to give your existing technicians the significant core knowledge, skills and the ability to work safely around and maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.
The candidates should have an interest in gaining the knowledge to work safely within the automotive retail industry as it continues to see an increase in Electric/Hybrid vehicles entering the workplace. It is a course designed to provide learners with an introduction to the knowledge of safe working practices, the dangers surrounding, and the precautions required to avoid potential injury when near Electric/Hybrid vehicles.
This Electric/Hybrid Vehicle course consists of a half training day at Pro-Tech Academy. Candidates are then required to sit an online theory assessment.
Throughout the half day course, candidates will gain the knowledge required to work safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles. The course contains one mandatory unit covering:
The types of Electric/Hybrid vehicles available
Hazards associated with motor vehicle high energy electrical systems
Working safely around Electric/Hybrid vehicles including charging
As a result, learners successfully completing this qualification will acquire significant core knowledge of working safely around, but not maintain Electric/Hybrid vehicles.
Entry Requirements for the Award in Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Awareness:
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and learners are not expected to have any prior knowledge or experience, however an interest in the subject area is advisable.
In support of the IMI’s Campaign of TechSafe, we are recommending that all technicians undertake this qualification before working on an Electric or Hybrid Vehicle. To find out more about the TechSafe initiative - IMI TechSafe Campaign